Please note this question was answered in 2018. The coding advice may or may not be outdated.
"Left M2 thrombectomy was performed via a left direct common carotid artery puncture due to not being able to selectively catheterize left internal carotid artery from femoral artery access. Additionally patient was taken from the angio suite to operating room for closure of the carotid artery." Would this be reported with code 61645 as well as an additional code for repair of carotid artery? Or should an unlisted code be reported?
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